Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Vaxholm

The area's history and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Vaxholm. Renowned for its island views, parks and golfing, this city welcomes all visitors. Solvalla and Millesgarden are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Vaxholm

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Vaxholm a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waxholms Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Hagby Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Osterakers Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Akersberga Golf Glub (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Lidingo Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Djursholms Golf Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Vaxholm

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Vaxholm is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Millesgarden (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Skansen (10.7 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Battery Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Grinda (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Stora Vartan (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Nyckelviken Farm (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Vaxholm

The nearest airport is in Stockholm (BMA-Bromma), located 14.9 mi (23.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Stockholm (ARN-Arlanda), which is 22 mi (35.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Vaxholm?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 180 holiday rentals near Vaxholm. From 103 Houses to 36 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vaxholm for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Vaxholm?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vaxholm:

  • Resarö: 20 holiday homes
  • Gamla Stan: 36 holiday homes
  • Maria: 22 holiday homes
  • Nacka: 21 holiday homes
  • Östermalm: 42 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Vaxholm?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Vaxholm. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Vaxholm Fortress: 357 holiday rentals
  • Battery Park: 362 holiday rentals
  • Hembygdsgård: 360 holiday rentals
  • Roddarhuset: 360 holiday rentals
  • Galleri Lena Linderholm: 361 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vaxholm listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Vaxholm?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 103 Houses in Vaxholm. Our other popular types of Vaxholm holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 36 holiday houses
  • Villas: 28 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 10 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Vaxholm?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Vaxholm. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.